Weld Test Conductor

License Information

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.35, no person may conduct welding tests for the purpose of qualifying structural welders unless the person holds a certification issued by the Department as a certified Weld Test Conductor.

A person who conducts welding tests for qualifying structural steel welders as a certified Weld Test Conductor shall do all the following:

  • Ensure that the welding tests, the test facility and testing equipment conform with the appropriate standard or standards as follows:
    • American Welding Society D 1.1, section 4, part C
    • American Welding Society D 1.2, section 3, part D
    • American Welding Society D 1.3, section 4, part C
    • American Welding Society D 1.6, section 4, part C
  • Provide to each structural welder who passes a qualifying welding test, documentation in a format specified by the Department, indicating the welding procedures for which qualified;
  • Maintain a record of those individuals who passed a structural welding qualifying test, including the procedures for which the individuals qualified, for at least 5 years after the date of the test and present upon request to the Department or its representative the records.

Application for Licensure

3101Application for Weld Test Conductor Certification
3073​Fax Payment Form

Reinstate a Weld Test Conductor Certification that has been Expired more than 4 Years

Submit an application, supporting documentation and fee:

  • Application for Weld Test Conductor Certification (Form #3101)
  • $60.00 total fee ($15.00 application fee, $20.00 exam fee, and $25.00 late renewal fee)

Renewal Information


  • FEE (See Renewal Dates and Fees)

Renewal Methods

Department of Safety and Professional Services

Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI  53293-0780

If you have questions regarding your renewal, please email DSPSCredTrades@wisconsin.gov.

When mailing your renewal, please allow up to 21 calendar days [per Wis. Admin. Code SPS § 305.04 (1)] from the date your payment is processed to receive an update regarding your renewal.